HC Deb 11 May 1908 vol 188 c688

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether he is aware that a cattle drive took place on 30th April on the lands of a Mr. Morris, at Brierfield, County Galway, when forty-six head of cattle, six horses, eighty-three sheep, and ninety-seven lambs were driven a distance of eighteen miles; and how many of the thirty-five persons who have been arrested in connection with the offence have been convicted.

(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) The number of persons arrested for taking part in the cattle-drive in question was forty-six, of whom forty-two were bound to keep the peace and the remaining four were discharged.